adverbialize

play
transitive verb ad·ver·bi·al·ize \(ˈ)ad-¦vər-bē-ə-ˌlīz\
variants: also British

adverbialise

Definition of adverbialize

adverbialized

;

adverbializing

;

adverbializes

linguistics

  1. :  to create an adverb from (an adjective, a noun, etc.) As noted earlier … Roumanian does not adverbialize adjectives in the lexicon, but instead simply uses adjectivals freely in modifier function … — Frederick Browning Agard, A Course in Romance Linguistics, 1984

adverbialization

also British

adverbialisation

\(ˈ)ad-¦vər-bē-ə-lə-¦zā-shən, -ˌlī-¦zā-\ play noun The accusative case was the primary case used for adverbialization of nouns … — Roger D. Woodard, The Ancient Languages of Syria-Palestine and Arabia, 2008

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Origin and Etymology of adverbialize

1adverbial + -ize


First Known Use: 1804


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